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Forum: Engine / Drive Train Yesterday, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Thanks... not concerned with price. Just hate...

Thanks...

not concerned with price. Just hate to do re-work. And exhaust leaks are never a good thing.
I just used what was in the kit. Should have known better.
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 10-24-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 104
Posted By ncsucarjock88
exhaust manifold gasket... brand? '87 PS190, 351

Hey folks,

Last weekend I was out for a ski run in the old girl, and she appears to have blown an exhaust manifold gasket.

It's a new gasket (replace manifolds in the spring). Not sure what brand...
Forum: General Discussion 10-18-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,296
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Great looking boat... and new tower... and a barn...

Great looking boat... and new tower... and a barn I'm absolutely drooling over...

Well played on all accounts... and welcome to TT. :-)
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 10-12-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,061
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I dunno, based on those pics, I imagine if you...

I dunno, based on those pics, I imagine if you sanded starting with 800 and worked up to 2000, it'd probably come back. I'd certainly test a section before I condemned it.
Forum: Wakeboarding & Wakeskating 10-12-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By ncsucarjock88
sweet vid

sweet vid
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 10-07-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,002
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I agree with Sodar. I'd at least see if she...

I agree with Sodar. I'd at least see if she would fire. If not... then it becomes a challenge to see if you can get some spare parts from somewhere for cheap, and see if you can get it running. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,171
Posted By ncsucarjock88
FWIW, I have a Kawasaki on my John Deere mower. ...

FWIW, I have a Kawasaki on my John Deere mower. It's never needed anything other than a carb cleaning, and one spark plug in... 17 years...

The transmission was replaced about 5 years ago, and I...
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-15-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Thanks guys for all the tips. I've only had a...

Thanks guys for all the tips. I've only had a friends 12 yo on the boom prior, and there were no issues. We got Matt up... now we'll go for the harder part of him behind the boat.
Forum: Waterskiing & Barefooting 09-12-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 469
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Driving advice with the boom

Folks,
Put the boom on last week to teach a buddy of mine to ski. He'd never skied before...

He's 6' and 225#.

I expected some drag, but holy hell, it was all I could do to get him up and out of...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-25-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,071
Posted By ncsucarjock88
The extra boards are not needed once you replace...

The extra boards are not needed once you replace the cracked ones.

Teak is incredibly strong and durable... It does require maintenance to stay looking good. I had a couple of joints that were...
Forum: General Discussion 08-22-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,241
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I'm of the opinion if you're willing to make a...

I'm of the opinion if you're willing to make a multi-thousand dollar purchase, or potentially multi-tens of thousands of dollars, a plane ticket and a day of your time are worth a heck of a lot of...
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-21-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,257
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I believe someone on the forum made a pylon...

I believe someone on the forum made a pylon recently who had access to a machine shop. I dont' recall which thread it was in though... search the forum and you may find it
Forum: Restorations and Refurbishments 08-17-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,071
Posted By ncsucarjock88
This is salvageable. If you wash it with a...

This is salvageable.
If you wash it with a mixture of TSP - Tri-Sodium-Phosphate, and hot water, and let it dwell, rewetting every couple minutes, for about an hour, you will bleach the wood back to...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-16-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Mike, I'll look tomorrow before I button things...

Mike, I'll look tomorrow before I button things up.

I think it does. Price sure was right. $4.75. No gasket, so I had to make my own...but that took 20 minutes, and I had all the gasket stuff in...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-16-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Oh gracious. Dove into this last night, after...

Oh gracious. Dove into this last night, after work delayed my plans for an evening ski run...

I'm not sure if this was the original thermostat or not, but it was pretty crusty. ...
Forum: For Sale: Boats 08-15-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,476
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Wow. That's a *sweet* looking boat. Maybe...

Wow. That's a *sweet* looking boat. Maybe sinister is a better adjective.

Very nice. Keeping mine for now...but... wow... sweet.
Forum: Find A Pull / Give a Pull 08-15-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Raleigh NC

Anyone looking to go out tonight??

Planning on heading to Falls.
Forum: MasterCraft In Your Area 08-15-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 279
Posted By ncsucarjock88
anyone in Raleigh NC headed out tonight?

Anyone wanna go out?
I'm itching to get behind the ski...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-15-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Right. You can go to lowes and pick up the...

Right. You can go to lowes and pick up the ingredients for octane booster. Tolulene, xylene, alcohol, all of it at a fraction of what it costs in the little bottles...

Just be careful... it will...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-12-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By ncsucarjock88
And increased fuel consumption due to the...

And increased fuel consumption due to the retarded timing. But yes... no harm on the newer engines... they will adapt.
Can't believe they don't have 93. I run 93 in everything just for the added...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-12-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Thanks!! Anything will be better. Mine must...

Thanks!! Anything will be better. Mine must have failed open... I had noticed that temp wasn't being held as steady as I"d like. Last two trips out, it's never gotten over 120. Thought I had a...
Forum: Engine / Drive Train 08-11-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Thermostat failed - parts store purchase? 87PS190

Can I buy one at an auto parts store? Or do I need to order one... Would like to avoid ordering one if possible, would prefer to get it installed before the weekend.

Thanks!
Forum: Appearance 08-11-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,214
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I have used Bon Ami with decent results... using...

I have used Bon Ami with decent results... using it with a soft scotch brite pad helps. Vinegar also helps.

The best solution I have found is to get the glass clean, and then treat it with...
Forum: MasterCraft In Your Area 08-08-2014, 12:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,332
Posted By ncsucarjock88
Never been to Harris either... Boat lives in...

Never been to Harris either...

Boat lives in Durham... so Falls is close. I was on Falls last night, and it was great skiing back by the dam. Got in some really good training on this new ski....
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By ncsucarjock88
I'd definitely just replace the rocker arm, give...

I'd definitely just replace the rocker arm, give the engine a good flushing, and keep on getting it. If it croaks in a year or two - you got some additional time, but lots of engine break rocker...
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